Molten metal accident kills one, hurts two at Russian nuke plant

Dec 19, 2005 | 09:08 AM | Michael Marley

A worker at a scrap smelter inside a Russian nuclear power plant was killed and two more were severely burned when molten metal splashed on the three men late Thursday, according to a report in the Moscow Times.

The 33-year-old worker died from his injuries Friday morning, according to Yuri Lameko, chief doctor of the hospital in Sosnovy Bor, a closed town near St. Petersburg, Russia. Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry said that the other two workers have burns over 90 percent of their bodies, the....

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